Education, teaching, academics
MIT OpenCourseWare introduces courses designed for independent learners
January 12, 2011
A decade of OCW benefits: Building a better course through OCW
January 7, 2011Franklin College professor looks to OpenCourseWare for classroom inspiration
Also labeled: OpenCourseWare
Crawley wins National Academy of Engineering’s Gordon Prize
January 4, 2011$500,000 award recognizes his profound contributions to worldwide engineering education.
12 MIT students to participate in this year’s Four Weeks for America Challenge
December 21, 2010Working with Teach For America mentors, MIT students will be helping high school students develop solid math and science skills.
Reflections on decade of open sharing: A new generation of web resources
December 20, 2010Mathematics professor Gilbert Strang looks back at OCW 10 years later.
Kristala Prather honored for excellence in teaching
December 14, 2010Selected to receive the School of Engineering’s Junior Bose Award.
A decade of OCW benefits: Resources for real world solutions
December 8, 2010Megan Brewster used OCW to design a small-scale plastics recycling program in Guatemala.
Reflections on a decade of open sharing: Opening up OpenCourseWare
November 22, 2010
MIT Lincoln Laboratory receives Tech Citizenship Award
November 12, 2010Recognized for its strong commitment to community service
Susan Hockfield, Drew Faust appear on the Charlie Rose Show
November 10, 2010MIT and Harvard presidents discuss the power of American higher education
Also labeled: MIT presidency
Chancellor Phillip L. Clay to step down
November 2, 2010Hailed by President Hockfield as ‘an exceptional leader,’ he leaves a remarkable record of achievement.
Teaching real-world programming
October 27, 2010In an innovative software-engineering class, students meet for regular “code reviews” with senior programmers from Boston-area companies.
Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grants awarded to high schools nationwide
October 18, 2010Grants meant to inspire teens to improve the world through invention; awarded to 14 high schools
Brody to receive award from teachers' association, educators
October 18, 2010Honored for his contribution to education in the state
Subra Suresh to head National Science Foundation
September 30, 2010MIT’s dean of engineering has been confirmed by the United States Senate to direct the largest supporter of non-medical basic-science research in the country.
d'Arbeloff Fund seeks proposals for innovative curricular projects
September 30, 2010
OpenCourseWare: A Decade of Global Benefit
September 29, 2010Shigeru Miyagawa celebrates OCW’s accomplishments and shares one of the program’s many success stories.
National Research Council releases assessment of U.S. doctoral programs
September 28, 2010Rankings reaffirm MIT’s leadership role in science and technology.